Walronds Stockade - Portis, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 39° 32.817 W 098° 41.545
14S E 526427 N 4377520
Quick Description: This stone monument, erected in 1938, is near the location of Walronds Stockade- south of Portis, Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2021 11:59:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM13MEY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 2

Long Description:
This stone monument is on the east side of Highway 9 about a mile south of Portis. Erected in 1938, the monument is near the location of Walraonds Stockade, where settlers took refuge in the last Indian fight in the county; this occurred in 1870. There is a pull-out at the marker with room for a few cars to park.
Marker Name: Walronds Stockade

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker text:
WALRONDS STOCKADE
1870
100 YARDS DUE EAST OF THIS
MARKER
STOOD THE ONLY
COMPLETED STOCKADE
IN OSBORNE COUNTY
ERECTED 1938


Marker Location: Osborne

Year Marker Placed: 1/1/1938

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Name of agency setting marker: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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